LCDR Andrew Hutchison

Executive Officer, PCU New Jersey (SSN 796)

LCDR Andrew Hutchison is from Jonesboro, Arkansas.  He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  He also holds a Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Maryland and a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

LCDR Hutchison’s sea time includes two Western Pacific deployments and three strategic deterrent patrols.  He is honored to have served with crews that earned the Meritorious Unit Citation, Battle Efficiency award, and STRATCOM Omaha trophy.  He served in various division officer roles aboard USS NORTH CAROLINA (SSN 777) and as Engineer Officer aboard USS NEVADA (SSBN 733) (GOLD).

Ashore, LCDR Hutchison recently served as Junior Board Member on the Pacific Fleet Commander’s Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board.  Previously, he was an instructor of chemistry at the Naval Academy.